Sprinklers prevent kitchen fire from spreading in Melbourne, FL

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on May 20, 2013

Flowing20sprinklerFloridatoday.com reports Brevard County Fire-Rescue investigators credited sprinklers with containing a late-night kitchen fire in a three-story Melbourne apartment complex.

No one was injured. Everyone, except for the tenant of the apartment involved, was able to return to their apartments a short time later. The tenant of the affected residence was moved into a vacant apartment.

About 30 firefighters responded to the site and put out the kitchen fire. According to the article officials reported some smoke and water damage. “The fire sprinklers had been activated and they quickly prevented any further spread of fire,” said Lt. Don Slayman, spokesman for Brevard County Fire-Rescue.